mecate

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Spanish

Noun[edit]

mecate (plural mecates)

  1. (US, Southwestern US) A rope of hair or maguey fibre, for tying horses, etc.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl mecatl (rope, cord).

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Noun[edit]

mecate m (plural mecates)

  1. (Central America, Mexico, Venezuela) rope, cord

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